20. Ten Possibilities for the Future of Stem Cells

  1. Lawrence S.B. Goldstein PhD and
  2. Meg Schneider

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch20

Stem Cells for Dummies®

Stem Cells for Dummies®

How to Cite

Goldstein, L. S.B. and Schneider, M. (2010) Ten Possibilities for the Future of Stem Cells, in Stem Cells for Dummies®, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch20

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470259283

Online ISBN: 9781118269244



  • cancer cells;
  • radiation treatments;
  • transplanted cells;
  • residual cancer cells;
  • tissue matching


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fighting and Winning the War on Cancer

  • Developing Drugs that Tell Your Stem Cells What to Do

  • Growing Replacement Tissues in the Lab

  • Healing Spinal Cord Injuries

  • Improving Treatments for Huntington's, Lou Gehrig's, and Parkinson's Disease

  • Helping Stroke Victims

  • Beating Multiple Sclerosis

  • Reversing Retinal Degeneration

  • Fixing a Broken Heart

  • Assisting Diabetes Patients